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Nathaniel Bolinbroke, Copper Halfpenny, 1792 obv The arms of Norwich; a castle and lion below. Around the perimeter MAY NORWICH FLOURISH. PRO BONO PUBLICO Period after FLOURISH; rev A shield of arms of the county of Norfolk. Around the perimeter NORFOLK AND NORWICH HALFPENNY. 1792 The lower end of the baton on the right aligns between the two N's of HALFPENNY. The lower end of the baton on the left aligns between the O and R of NORFOLK; edge PAYABLE AT N. BOLINGBROKES HABERDASHER &c. NORWICH . X . ( Atkins 151; 15, D&H Norfolk 14)
From a mid-state of the dies. Choice faded red and brown uncirculated.
Nathaniel Bolingbroke, (1757-1840) initially a cutler, later a haberdasher and silversmith, No. 2 Market Place, Norwich.